‘Pick your gun’: Conservative organization tables in Piazza

‘Pick your gun’: Conservative organization tables in Piazza

Gun Rights

National conservative organization Turning Point USA featured pro-Second Amendment and free speech messages while tabling April 2 and 3. But the club is not registered with student organizations and did not schedule to table in the Attallah Piazza, Dean of Students Jerry Price said. Photo by Max Weirauch If you walked into the Attallah Piazza April 2, you might have seen a poster with an AR-15 rifle, a pistol and a 12-gauge shotgun on it. “I’m pro choice (sic),” the sign read. “Pick your gun.” National conservative organization Turning Point USA, which displayed the sign and tabled in the Piazza April 2 and 3, is not registered among Chapman’s student organizations, said Dean of Students Jerry Price, though The Panther located a club page appearing to belong to the club. The organization’s tabling was not officially scheduled through booking service 25Live, used by student organizations to book tabling space and classrooms. “Turning Point is one of those that ebbs and flows greatly, more ebbing than flowing. I’m unaware that they’re even active; we have no record of Turning Point USA scheduling a table for the Piazza,” Price said. “Either they didn’t schedule it, or somebody else from Turning Point USA set up a table other than students.” The club officers listed on Turning Point USA’s Chapman club page , which may not be current, are Hannah Shotkoski and Abby Paine, who did not respond to a request for comment. The club’s tabling focused around pro-Second Amendment and free speech […]

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